pear trees

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bobbygedd, Sep 19, 2003.

  1. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Posts: 10,178

    i love pear trees. does anyone else? do u know why i love them?
  2. KenH

    KenH LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Posts: 1,622

    Because you get paid to clean up their fallen limbs????
  3. Ax Man

    Ax Man LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 446

    Becase no customer actually eats any of the fruit from thier trees?
    Clean up, and cider MMMMMMMM!
  4. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 565

    Believe it or not,this very moment we have 10 cups of chopped pears boiling,pear preserves are wonderful..
  5. crawdad

    crawdad LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,939

    I have a bag of pears in the kitchen. Got them from a yard yesterday. Yumm.
  6. Whatdefunk

    Whatdefunk LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 38

    I have a fruit bearing pear tree in my yard, and boy do I want to cut it down!! I hate the darn things. too much of a mess. If I wasnt so lazy that thing would have been gone a long time ago!!!
  7. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,937

    Good for attracting Yellow Jackets. Thats about it.

    Oh, they're also good for grabbing your hearing protection muffs right off your head! Those branches act like fishooks to them!

    I don't know Bobby, maybe you like them cause your a "fruit" yourself??? :eek: :D :D :D
  8. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,925

    Maybe because they are shaped like all of your clients?
  9. Phishook

    Phishook LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,143

    Cut mine down last year!

    Boy do I miss picking up those soft, brown, slimmy things.
  10. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Posts: 10,178

    why i like pear trees: because, when we have a strong wind, they split in half, and we get lots of calls to cleanup the fallen stuff and remove the rest of the tree. and of course, replace the tree, with something VERY EXPENSIVE. che chingggggggg

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